CodeDS/UK/3118
Dates1831-1888
Person NameHadfield; Robert (1831-1888)
SurnameHadfield
ForenamesRobert
ActivityCrucible steel maker and steel wire drawer (c 1856); founder of small-scale steel casting company, Hadfield’s Steel Foundry Company, Attercliffe, Sheffield.
RelationshipsSon of Joseph Hadfield 47, grocer. Second cousin of the steel manufacturer Sir John Brown. Married Marianne (nee Abbott) in 1857. Father of Sir Robert Hadfield, steel manufacturer and metallurgist (1858-1940), Florence Mary Hadfield (b.1864) and Edith Lizzie Hadfield (b.1868).

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